Medieval Oslo Walk: From Ashes to Rebirth
- Visit the Ruins of Medieval Oslo
- See the Statue of Viking King Harald III
- Enjoy the Colourful Wooden Houses of Kampen
- Experience East Oslo as Local
Beginning with impressive ruins of medieval churches and barracks, your tour will bring you on a journey following the footsteps of the thousands of women and men who helped rebuild Oslo from the ashes 400 years ago. Hear the great story of a graveyard known for being the resting place of hundreds of seamen. At the bottom of the beautiful Ekeberg Hill, encounter the 500-year-old hospital that witnessed an epic battle against the imposing Swedish army. Heard that the Vikings are gone? Think again! Norway’s last Viking king and founder of Oslo lives on, in statue form that is. Recount his tale and learn about his impact on Oslo. At the top of Kampen, learn about the area nicknamed “Oslo’s Petrograd.” In Tøyen, the stories of the artists, craftsmen, and workers who returned Eastern Oslo to its former glory will be no secret to you! Last but not least, East Oslo is where a world-famous Norwegian artist found inspiration for one of his most prized works, you will learn about him and his work.
So once you’ve said, “been there, done that” to Oslo’s top tourist attractions, see something “new” in town! Whether you are interested in history, architecture or modern cultural vibes, one thing is certain after your Medieval tour, you will be able to brag to your friends by saying: “I know Oslo”.
- Guided walking tour of Oslo
- Private guide (if option chosen)
- Gratuities (optional)